The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 19 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 6 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 5.45% 9.09% 10.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 38.71% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 14
Average daily rate
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£340 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.23% +10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £28.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+15.04% -5.83%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 14.55% 23.48% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 25
Average daily rate £450 £506 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £410 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 10 (76.92%) Banking
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Perl
3 6 (46.15%) Investment Banking
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Korn
5 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) Middleware
6 3 (23.08%) QA
6 3 (23.08%) AIX
6 3 (23.08%) Solaris
6 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
6 3 (23.08%) LDAP
6 3 (23.08%) SSL
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (15.38%) BMC
7 2 (15.38%) HTTP
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) IBM
7 2 (15.38%) Apache
7 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
7 2 (15.38%) JBoss
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) Sybase
7 2 (15.38%) Maven
7 2 (15.38%) Jython

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) FTP
3 1 (7.69%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (76.92%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Investment Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) QA Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Web Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
2 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) AIX
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
1 1 (7.69%) Workflow
1 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Perl
3 4 (30.77%) Korn
3 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Jython
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
5 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) BladeLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Control-M
2 1 (7.69%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) BMC
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Sybase
4 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Sun
4 1 (7.69%) CA
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas